Asia Society Texas

Reception for Tsuruya Kōkei: Modern Kabuki Prints Revised & Revisited

Thursday, Sep. 19, 2019 – Thursday, Sep. 19, 2019

06:00 PM – 08:00 PM


Tsuruya Kōkei (b. 1946), Ichikawa Danjuro XII as Akushichibyoe Kagekiyo in "Gedatsu", Japan, July 1992, Ink and color on Ganpi Tori no Ko paper, USC Pacific Asia Museum Collection, Gift of Drs. Aziz and Deanna Khan, 1998.66.5

Join Asia Society Texas Center to celebrate the opening of Tsuruya Kōkei: Modern Kabuki Prints Revised & Revisited. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Tsuruya Kōkei's first solo show in the United States, the exhibition will display 77 prints by this artist widely celebrated as one of Japan's leading contemporary print artists.

Join us to celebrate this new exhibition in the Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery, and enjoy the contemporary interpretations of kabuki actor prints.


Free and open to the public; please RSVP for planning purposes


This exhibition is organized by the Pacific Asia Museum of the University of Southern California and guest-curated by Dr. Kendall H. Brown.

This exhibition is organized by USC Pacific Asia Museum, in collaboration with Asia Society Texas Center. Exhibitions at Asia Society Texas Center are presented by Nancy C. Allen and Leslie and Brad Bucher. The Japan Series is presented by Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas).  Major support comes from Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen and Mary Lawrence Porter, as well as The Brown Foundation, Inc., Houston Endowment, and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. Generous funding also provided by The Anchorage Foundation of Texas, The Clayton Fund, Japan Foundation New York, Texas Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Wortham Foundation, Inc., the Franci Neely Foundation, Olive Jenney, Nanako and Dale Tingleaf, and Ann Wales. Additional support comes from United Airlines and The Southmore.Funding is also provided through contributions from the Exhibitions Patron Circle, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing exceptional visual art to Asia Society Texas Center.


  • Wednesday, Friday - Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday (free admission all day), 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Closed Monday and Tuesday and major holidays.
  • Free and open to the public; please RSVP for planning purposes

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  • Parking in Asia Society Texas Center's lot is $7 for 1-24 hours. Entrances on Caroline and Austin. Limited free and paid street parking is also available.

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Tuesday – Saturday, 8:30 am – 3 pm


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